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Metamodeling Made Easy – MetaEdit+ (Tool Demonstration)

  • Risto Pohjonen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3676)

Abstract

Many current metamodeling environments still require manual programming to build full tool support for the modeling language, especially for language constraints, representational elements and graphical editing tools. Because of this, a considerable part of development resources has to be reserved for secondary assets of the final environment instead of its main vehicle, the modeling language itself. In this demonstration, we present the MetaEdit+ metaCASE tool, and show how metamodeling and tool support for domain-specific modeling languages can be completed without programming. We will describe the metamodeling tool set of MetaEdit+ and explain how conceptual and representational metamodeling is carried out with it. Finally, we will look at the executable modeling environment derived from the metamodel.

Keywords

Modeling Language Tool Support State Transition Diagram Language Constraint Symbol Definition 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Risto Pohjonen
    • 1
  1. 1.MetaCaseJyväskyläFinland

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